History & Interpretation
HISTORY AND INTERPRETATION
Programs and Guided Tours
: Scheduled daily tours and prearranged guided tours are available at $4/adult and $2/child ages 6-16. Monthly living history programs are $5/adult and $3/child ages 6-16. Visitors may take a self-guided tour by reading the waysides stationed throughout the park at no charge.
Burial Sites and Cemeteries
: Four cemeteries are located throughout the park. One cemetery holds the Confederate dead from the battle of Rivers Bridge. Another cemetery holds WWII veterans. The other two cemeteries are private family cemeteries of the Breland and Ayers families.
Civil War History
: Rivers Bridge State Historic Site marks the site of one of the Confederacy’s last stands against General William T. Sherman’s sweep across the South. Of all the Civil War Sites in South Carolina, Rivers Bridge is the only site home to a preserved battlefield.
National Register of Historic Places
: National Register
When & How PRT Acquired
: Donated in 1945 by the Confederate Memorial Association
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